No Bull, No Fluff, No Smudges
Your news source for
Flagler, Florida and Beyond

john sbordone
Posts tagged as: john sbordone

‘Rocky Horror Show’ Takes Palm Coast in City Rep’s Season Opener, With Midnight Gigs

| October 19, 2018

In Palm Coast for the first time, the campy raunchy musical parodies vintage science fiction and horror B movies and relies on audience participation for extra-special effects.

For Palm Coast’s Boldest Stage in New Season, “Rocky Horror,” Satanic Puppet, and a Shrew

| August 31, 2018

Palm Coast-based City Rep, always willing to do a Capt. Kirk and boldly go where few community theaters have gone before, will offer six productions in the coming season.

Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre Leaps Into Faith and Murder with ‘Agnes of God’

| May 2, 2018

“Agnes of God” is an investigation of religion, of faith, of science, of what, how and why we believe, says City Repertory Theatre John Sbordone. The play opens Friday.

With ‘Macbeth’ and Measureless Content, Palm Coast Arts Foundation and City Rep Theatre Launch Shakespeare In the Park

| February 22, 2018

It’s “Macbeth” time Thursday through Sunday as the Palm Coast Arts Foundation and City Repertory Theatre hope Shakespeare in the Park, in Town Center, becomes a local tradition.

In City Rep Theatre’s “Other Desert Cities,” A Recognizable Family At War With Itself

| November 9, 2017

The Jon Robin Baitz play opening Friday at Palm Coast’s City Rep Theatre explores in darkly comic tenors a family’s reverberations through Vietnam, the Iraq war and the present.

You’re Not Reading Wrong: [Title of Show] Sings Anthem To Selfie Culture In CRT Musical

| October 20, 2017

The latest musical to be staged at Palm Coast’s City Rep Theatre is about creating a show that takes its name – brackets and all – from the entry form used to submit a finished work to a festival.

From “I Am A Camera” To Macbeth, City Repertory Launches Seventh Season Of Razor-Edged Theater

| September 21, 2017

City Repertory Theatre continues to go where no other Palm Coast or Flagler theater dares to go, opening tonight its seventh season with “I Am Camera,” a work set in Weimar Berlin, and at the origin of “Cabaret.”

“John & Jen” and Generational Shock in Musical Closing City Repetory Theatre’s Season

| April 28, 2017

“John & Jen” features the same two actors portraying family members over two generations crossing America’s tumultuous 60s and beyond, and testing family ties. At Palm Coast’s City Rep Theatre.

Wit as Weapon In “Waltz of the Toreadors,” City Repertory Theatre’s French-Accented Farce

| March 24, 2017

The 1951 play by France’s Jean Anouilh is a bitterly funny send-up of middle class pretensions and expectations, and another daring experiment by Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre.

City Rep Theatre Inaugurates “Next to Normal,” a Musical on the Theme of Bipolar Disorder

| January 20, 2017

“Next to Normal” debuted Off-Broadway in 2008, winning the Outer Critics’ Circle Award for Outstanding Score. The musical opened on Broadway in April 2009 and was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, winning three.

At Palm Coast’s City Rep Theatre, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Trump Era

| December 9, 2016

The Jane Wagner play made famous by Lily Tomlin comes to Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre with a gaggle of prophetic wit and satire about the dawning Donald Trump era.

With “The Rainmaker,” Palm Coast’s City Rep Theater Reads Into America’s Most Reassuring Mythologies

| November 17, 2016

“The Rainmaker” is at heart a sentimental comedy that reprises some of the oldest mythologies of America’s Great Plains optimism: the faker and the husband-hunting rube whose mutual combustion unravels their greater selves.

Palm Coast City Rep’s “Mystery of Irma Vep” Is Latest Victim of Hurricane Matthew

| October 14, 2016

Patrons who purchased single-performance tickets will be given refunds. Season ticket-holders will be able to use their “Irma Vep” tickets to attend a performance of A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” in February. That show, a fundraiser for CRT, was not included in the 2016-17 subscription package.

Giving Charm a Chance, City Rep’s 6th Season Opens With “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

| September 16, 2016

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the musical opening at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre Friday, was written not by Schulz but by Clark Gesner, who of course based his “average day in the life of Charlie Brown” on the beloved comic strip characters.

From Charlie Brown to Signs of Intelligent Life, City Rep Launches Next to Normal 6th Season

| August 24, 2016

Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theater is opening its sixth season with its usual mixture of daring, squirm-inducing and mainstream fare, with such uncommon works as “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” the musical “John and Jen,” Jean Anouilh’s “The Waltz of the Toreadors” and the musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

At City Rep’s Theater Workshop for Teens, Homer’s Odyssey Navigates Scylla and Charybdis of Bad Habits

| July 22, 2016

CRT’s “Odyssey,” staged this weekend at City Marketplace in Palm Coast, stars eight performers ages 15 to 21 in the culmination of the six-week-long workshop that sought to break the performers from the bad habits of middle and high school theater.

Bogosian’s “Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll” at CRT: The Frightening Drift of American Life, Updated

| May 5, 2016

Those who see the show at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre will find themselves in very recognizably angry American territory even though the play was written in 1990.

“Wrong Turn at Lungfish”: CRT Comedy Pairs Blind Grump and Street Tart in Duel of Wits

| March 10, 2016

A battle of wits plays out between a blind and bitter college professor and an uneducated street tart in “Wrong Turn at Lungfish,” the Gary Marshall comedy-drama at City Repertory Theatre in Palm Coast, opening Friday.

“The Last Romance” Bids a Golden Valentine for Adult Sensibilities at City Rep Theatre

| February 12, 2016

Joe DiPietro’s romantic comedy at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre stars real-life couple Sue and John Pope, who must act as if they don’t love each other.

In City Rep’s “Working,” A Job Becomes a Musical

| January 15, 2016

“Working,” the musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1974 best-selling book on the American workplace, takes the stage at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre Jan. 15 through 24.

To Raise the Roof for Palm Coast Arts Foundation, A Bimbo Is “Born Yesterday”

| November 5, 2015

Annie Gaybis as the sweet but ditzy Billie Dawn is at the heart of Garson Kanin’s 1946 Broadway play, “Born Yesterday,” staged for one night only as a fund-raiser for the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s Raise the Roof Campaign, on Nov. 13 in Marineland.

When Slick Adults Become Brawling Children: Reza’s “God of Carnage” Whacks City Rep

| October 29, 2015

Two sophisticated couples become more like savage when they try to sort out their children’s fight in Yasmine Reza’s play, at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre starting Friday and through Nov. 8.

Jesus as Clown, Disciples as Dirty Stinking Hippies: City Rep Returns With “Godpsell”

| October 10, 2015

City Repertory Theatre, Palm Coast’s only daring troupe, opens its 5th season with the rather surpriring and popular “Godspell,” with laughs and sentiment to boot.

Xanax In Song: In “Committed,” Depression Turns Musical on City Rep’s Stage, Starring FPC

| May 2, 2015

“Committed,” the new play at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre,has never been staged outside of New York, features music and lyrics by 2003 FPC graduate Andrew David Sotomayor and a cast repleted with FPC connections.

With “Venus in Fur,” Palm Coast’s City Rep Theatre Goes Fifty Shades of Dare

| February 13, 2015

John Sbordone’s latest envelope-pushing offering at City Rep Theatre is a play within a play that mixes kinkiness, subtlety, and–as the lead character puts it–a little S&M porn.

Death Becomes Them: In CRT’s “Grace and Glorie,” An Odd Couple Does Hospice (and Velveeta)

| January 15, 2015

In Tom Ziegler’s “Grace and Glorie,” opening at Palm Coast’s City Repertory Theatre Friday, two women are brought together in an unlikely friendship as one prepares the other for death.

Everybody Needs a Little Raciness: City Rep Theatre Launches 4th Season With Joyful, Raunchy “Avenue Q”

| October 2, 2014

Nominated for six Tony awards and winner of three, “Avenue Q,” for the first time in Palm Coast, is a hilarious send-up of Seasame Street by way of hard-edged themes–racism, porn, suckiness–featuring puppets and songs. It’s all laughs.

Tennessee Williams’s “Suddenly Last Summer” Gorges on Flagler Stage in Palm Coast Arts Foundation Fundraiser

| August 8, 2014

“Suddenly Last Summer” will be staged for one performance only on Aug. 16, at Lohman Auditorium in Marineland, under the direction of City Repertory Theatre’s John Sbordone, starring Annie Gaybis and Ann Kraft.

Hollingsworth Gallery Will Leave City Marketplace for Nature Scapes, Closing Curtain on Vibrant Arts and Theater Era

| June 20, 2014

Hollingsworth Gallery and Nature Scapes in Bunnell are near a deal on the gallery taking over a 6,0000-square-foot building to develop new arts programs and a full arts community there, but leaving City Marketplace leaves City Repertory Theatre without a home, and a fourth season beginning in September.

An Everlasting Horror Reenacted and Remembered as CRT Ends Season With 2 Holocaust Shows

| May 2, 2014

Adam Fisher’s “An Everlasting Name” and Charlotte Raspanti “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” give voice to children and survivors of the Holocaust in a pair of productions ending City Repertory Theatre’s third season at City Market Place, starting this weekend.

Loading

Get FlaglerLive Alerts by Email

Sign Up for email alerts to new stories.

ADVERTISEMENTS

suppert flaglerlive flagler live palm coast flagler county news pierre tristam florida
news service of florida
Advertisement
FlaglerLive is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization | FlaglerLive.com P.O. Box 254263, Palm Coast, FL 32135 | Contact the Editor by email | (386) 586-0257 | Sitemap | Log in